picture tuesday – skate away


Skate Away ..you think of freedom, exhilaration and speeding away from all your cares and it is. For thousands of Canadians, the chance to skate away is a reality every year. And even in the midst of crowds the space always remains for that total dash for freedom.


For people in Ottawa since the 1970’s there has been the Ottawa canal. Open and maintained 24 hours a day this 7.8km rink cuts through the city to provide a sunny Sunday break or a students route to class. A fast and pleasant means to work for those who live along its route even in the midst of winter reminding us who we are.

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